The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 95 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£245 £255 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £26.00 £15.87
% change year-on-year
-24.03% +63.83%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Ant
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) Splunk
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) PVCS
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) OpenView
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) PVCS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Imperva
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